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Snowball

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Cultivar
Snowball
Originator
Hollis
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1907

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Hollis, 1907. Donated by Hollis. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom rose. Form of bloom flat, medium compact. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) milk white; guards slightly splashed; collar same color as guards; center clear, milk white: secondary staminodes present. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time mid-season. Small size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, dwarf, compact. Growth strong and healthy. Stem medium long to short, medium strong to weak, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage well furnished, dark green, fine; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom poor; landscape value poor. Variety as a whole worthless.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:140